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446 PMR Programming query ?

Am I missing something ?  I have been trying to program some Baofeng 888S PMR446 sets but while the program reads ok, I can only get it to write to channel 16, leaving the rest blank.  Is there a dodge to get it to work right.
I can do it in Chirp, but would prefer to get the right program to work.  Is there a later version than the on on HamFiles perhaps ?
Anybody any ideas please ?  Ted G0JBC.
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try to user bg480 software i also use it on bf888s
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I have zero issue using CHIRP.  I do have to select an older Prolific driver and fool around with the comport now and then, especially if I have used a differnet cable for another radio.  Radio does seem to need to be on channel 16 to program.
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I use chirp every time for baofeng, it just does what you want, right.

I tried the baofeng software once, it messed my pc up and so just carried on with chirp

I have a pair of BF888's, and a UV5R

edit to say: I have used chirp with both the original baofeng programming cable, and the dearer type that you can get for the mitex sets.

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Thanks guys.  All noted.  The 480 program works well, as does the Chirp, so we are now all sorted.  Thanks
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